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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 31st, 2017

Banks

Steve Douglas Childs, 60, Commerce
Mr. Steve Douglas Childs, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Childs was born in Gainesville to William Donald Childs of Commerce and the l ...

Forsyth

Judith Goodmon Cook, 77, Cumming
Judith Goodmon Cook, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Judy was retired from CASA in Hall County where she helped to turn many lives around. She was a memb ...

Gwinnett

Rev. Robert (Bob) Leuthold of Sugar Hill passed away on October 31, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Robin Orr Leuthold.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. ...

Habersham

William Michael “Mike” Shiflett, age 62 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Anderson, ...

Hall

Richard Duncan, 82, Gillsville
A Celebration of Life will be held for Richard Duncan 82 of Gillsville, Ga. at 2:00PM Sat. Nov. 4, 2017 in the Chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Shon Thomas w ...
Bobbie J. Jones, 75, Gainesville
Bobbie J. Jones Bobbie was born in Gainesville, Georgia on August 20, 1942 and passed away September 20, 2017. She is a graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1960. She kn ...
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, 79, Gainesville
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, “Granddaddy”, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 31 2017. Rev. Kersh is preceded in death by his parents; his wi ...
Jesus Martinez, 17, Oakwood
Mr. Jesus Martinez, 17, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away October 31, 2017. A Funeral Mass Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Mission Centro Pastoral ...
Thomas Henry Sheridan Jr., 84, Gainesville
Thomas Henry Sheridan, Jr., 84, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Novembe ...

Jackson

Rev. Robert Barr Lewis, 72, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Robert Barr Lewis, age 72 of Commerce, Georgia (Dry Pond Community) who entered into heaven Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Reve ...

Other

Trevis “Tony” Anthony Collins, age 60, of Oxford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adele W. and Travis M. Collins; ...

White

Carroll L. Zimmerman, 73, Cleveland
Carroll L. Zimmerman, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Monday,October 30, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will beannounced later by Barrett Funeral Home ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.